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Christmas Cooking: Easy Raw Superfood Truffles

I’ve literally just popped my truffles in the fridge to harden/set. This was a test run and a bit of an experiment to see what superfood flavours work well together as well as which spices and sweeteners are best to use. The Superfood Truffle Base – Cashew Nut Butter For this batch, I made a fresh lot of cashew nut butter. This is one of …

Looking for a Healthy Alternative to Chocolate? Try Chocolero!

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Is there a day that goes by that I don’t have a craving for chocolate? In the late afternoon, I find myself reaching for a chocolate-y pick-me-up. It’s really become an addiction. I have been looking for a healthy alternative to chocolate and have found it with Chocolero. Hop over to Chocolero’s website and you will see just what I mean. They are encouraging cocoa …

iQ Superfood Chocolate

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We’ve been rather spoilt of late when it comes to treats in the office. First, we were sent some rather scrumptious iQ Superfood Chocolate which tastes so good thanks to the utilisation of a rare Peruvian Criolio Bean. The bars are made from the cacao beans in their pure form – no roasting, no baking, no scorching; no freckles. All beans are fermented at source; before …

Happy Easter! Healthier Chocolate Options

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Green & Black’s Organic Dark 70% Chocolate Egg I have so much respect for Jo Fairley, not just for her work within the beauty realm but also for her and her husband’s work for producing ethically sourced organic chocolate in the shape of Green & Black’s. Born out of an idea in their small Portobello Road flat some 21 years ago, the brand has gone …

Juliette Reeve’s Foods to Anti-Age the Skin

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I met nutritionist Juliette Reeves at the Slendertone Face day. Turns out she lives just a few minutes away from my parents in Peterborough! She very kindly shared with us her top foods to anti-age the skin. There were 10, however one of them was a soy food – edamame beans – and I am strongly anti any soy products for health reasons and environmental …